Multi-factor and Strong Authentication

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The Path to Going Passwordless

Password-based authentication is no longer fit for purpose. Passwords are costly and difficult to manage, they result in poor user experiences, and they are easily compromised. This has been widely recognized for some time, but going passwordless is also challenging and continues to be…

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Does Increased Security Still Mean Added Complexity?

We’re all accessing more goods and services online than we ever thought possible, which has presented a huge opportunity for cyber criminals. Rapid digital transformation has left some businesses exposed, and fraudsters are looking to exploit new weaknesses. Strong digital identity…

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Remote-Angestellte mit starker Authentifizierung schützen

Hacker schlagen Kapital aus Unsicherheit, Angst, Ablenkung, Isolation und Verwirrung. Die Verlagerung auf Remote-Arbeit hat viele dieser Eigenschaften, daher ist es entscheidend, das Vertrauen der Benutzer wiederherzustellen. Die Schulung der Mitarbeiter ist unerlässlich, schützt…

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May 20, 2021: Remote-Angestellte mit starker Authentifizierung schützen

Hacker schlagen Kapital aus Unsicherheit, Angst, Ablenkung, Isolation und Verwirrung. Die Verlagerung auf Remote-Arbeit hat viele dieser Eigenschaften, daher ist es entscheidend, das Vertrauen der Benutzer wiederherzustellen. Die Schulung der Mitarbeiter ist unerlässlich, schützt aber nicht…

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This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

I had no intention to write any blog posts during the holidays or, God forbid, do any predictions for the next year (look how relevant last year’s predictions turned out to be). However, an interesting story involving Ticketmaster, a large American ticket sales company, has caught my…

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We Need to Talk About Passwords – Urgently!

Passwords have been used for authentication for decades and continue to proliferate. Yet we know they create friction for users, slow down business productivity, and are a weak form of user authentication. Users are always forgetting them or use weak passwords that are easily cracked by…

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Working From Home Is Not Secure Without an Effective IAM

The past few months have not only been disruptive to business models, but also to the way many people work. Working from Home (WfH) is the new normal for many of us, but it comes with many challenges, for workers, for their managers, for the IT teams. One of the biggest challenges is…

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Analyst Chat #29: Getting Rid of the Password

Warwick Ashford and Matthias Reinwarth discuss the standards, technologies and organizational changes needed to finally get rid of the password-based authentication once and for all.

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Analyst Chat #23: When is a Security Product not a Security Product?

Matthias Reinwarth and John Tolbert talk about profound implications of security products not having their administrative interfaces sufficiently secured with technologies like multi-factor authentication.

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Jul 28, 2020: We Need to Talk About Passwords – Urgently!

Passwords have been used for authentication for decades and continue to proliferate. Yet we know they create friction for users, slow down business productivity, and are a weak form of user authentication. Users are always forgetting them or use weak passwords that are easily cracked by…

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Why Adaptive Authentication is the Future

Martin Kuppinger explains adaptive authentication.

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Why Adaptive Authentication is the Future

Martin Kuppinger explains adaptive authentication.

Webinar

Jul 09, 2020: Working From Home Is Not Secure Without an Effective IAM

The past few months have not only been disruptive to business models, but also to the way many people work. Working from Home (WfH) is the new normal for many of us, but it comes with many challenges, for workers, for their managers, for the IT teams. One of the biggest challenges is finding…

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5G and Identity

5G Identity and Authentication 5G is the next generation of cellular mobile communications intended to support the massive increase in capacity and connectivity that will be required for the future cloud of things and to provide the enhanced bandwidth needed for new mobile data…

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High Assurance MFA Options for Mobile Devices

In recent years much of the focus in the authentication space has been on MFA, mobile devices, and biometrics. Many technical advances have been made which also serve to increase usability and improve consumer experiences. There are a few reasons for this. MFA Multi-factor authentication…

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Whitepaper: Healthcare IAM: Enhance the Clinical Workflow - 80163

The Healthcare sector faces the common challenges of all businesses today: digital transformation, cyber-security, and increasingly stringent regulations. But Healthcare also has unique challenges because clinical operations depend on continual access to customers’ most sensitive…

Webcast

Extending Beyond the Limits of Multi-Factor Authentication With Continuous Adaptive Trust

The Identity and Access Management (IAM) market is undergoing rapid and at times transformative change. A steady progression from on-premises to API and cloud platforms is visible as vendors innovate, but authentication tools are under attack from determined adversaries.

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Authentication and Education High on CISO Agenda

Multifactor authentication and end-user education emerged as the most common themes at a CISO forum with analysts held under Chatham House Rules in London. Chief information security officers across a wide range of industry sectors agree on the importance of multifactor authentication (MFA)…

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Complying With PSD2: Everything You Need to Know

With the Revised Payment Service Directive (PSD2) coming into full effect this fall, banks and online retailers need to adapt to changes that carry with them many regulatory and technical challenges. Acknowledging these extensive changes, Germany’s Federal Financial Supervisory…

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Facilitating Business with State-of-the-Art Identity Proofing Solutions

For traditional or Business-to-Employee (B2E) IAM, HR departments are responsible for gathering documentation from employees to determine their suitability for employment. For Business-to-Consumer (B2C) or CIAM, identity proofing can be more difficult. Depending on the nature of the…

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Leading IDaaS Supplier OneLogin Aiming for the Top

OneLogin is among the leading vendors in the overall, product, innovation and market leadership ratings in KuppingerCole’s latest Leadership Compass Report on IDaaS Access Management, but is aiming to move even further up the ranks. In a media and analyst briefing, OneLogin…

Executive View

Executive View: Optimal IdM - Optimal Cloud - 80162

For many organizations, the adoption of cloud services has become a strategic imperative which includes moving security services to the cloud as well. Optimal IdM provides a comprehensive identity management solution that provides federation, single sign-on, and strong two-factor…

Webinar

Dec 03, 2019: Extending Beyond the Limits of Multi-Factor Authentication With Continuous Adaptive Trust

The Identity and Access Management (IAM) market is undergoing rapid and at times transformative change. A steady progression from on-premises to API and cloud platforms is visible as vendors innovate, but authentication tools are under attack from determined adversaries.

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PSD2 in a Europe of Small Principalities

Europe’s consumers have been promised for some years now that strong customer authentication (SCA) was on its way. And the rules as to when this should be applied in e-commerce are being tightened. The aim is to better protect the customers of e-commerce services.  This sounds…

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Facebook Breach Leaves Half a Billion Users Hanging on the Line

It seems that there is simply no end to a long series of Facebook’s privacy blunders. This time, a security researcher has stumbled upon an unprotected server hosting several huge databases containing phone numbers of 419 million Facebook users from different countries. Judging by the…

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It’s Time to Forget Your Password and Settle for Multi-Factor Authentication

The majority of security breaches and attacks can be traced back to stolen and compromised passwords. Mobile devices are often particularly vulnerable because many users tend to avoid long passwords and special characters.

Webinar

Oct 29, 2019: Complying With PSD2: Everything You Need to Know

With the Revised Payment Service Directive (PSD2) coming into full effect this fall, banks and online retailers need to adapt to changes that carry with them many regulatory and technical challenges. Acknowledging these extensive changes, Germany’s Federal Financial Supervisory Authority…

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Account Takeovers on the Rise

Account Takeover (ATO) attacks are on the rise. The 2019 Forter Fraud Attack Index shows a 45% increase in this type of attack on consumer identities in 2018. ATOs are just what they sound like: cybercriminals gain access to accounts through various illegal means and use…

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Passwordless for the Masses

What an interesting coincidence: I’m writing this just after finishing a webinar where we talked about the latest trends in strong authentication and the ways to eliminate passwords within an enterprise. Well, this could not have been a better time for the latest announcement from…

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The Passwordless Enterprise: Building A Long-Term Zero Trust Strategy

“The password is dead.” We have heard this statement for at least a decade, yet even in 2019, data breaches based on stolen user credentials continue to dominate the headlines. Why do passwords so stubbornly refuse to die?

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Sep 05, 2019: It’s Time to Forget Your Password and Settle for Multi-Factor Authentication

The majority of security breaches and attacks can be traced back to stolen and compromised passwords. Mobile devices are often particularly vulnerable because many users tend to avoid long passwords and special characters.

Webinar

Oct 17, 2019: Facilitating Business with State-of-the-Art Identity Proofing Solutions

For traditional or Business-to-Employee (B2E) IAM, HR departments are responsible for gathering documentation from employees to determine their suitability for employment. For Business-to-Consumer (B2C) or CIAM, identity proofing can be more difficult. Depending on the nature of the…

Webcast

Getting Rid of the Password – How to Increase Safety Affordably

Despite compromised passwords being the leading cause of data breaches, most online businesses still rely on solely using passwords for logins. While getting rid of password authentication is desirable from a security standpoint, organizations fear that it is a costly endeavor that can also…

Webinar

Jul 11, 2019: The Passwordless Enterprise: Building A Long-Term Zero Trust Strategy

“The password is dead.” We have heard this statement for at least a decade, yet even in 2019, data breaches based on stolen user credentials continue to dominate the headlines. Why do passwords so stubbornly refuse to die?

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Oops, Google Did It Again!

Like many people with a long career in IT, I have numerous small computer-related side duties I’m supposed to perform for my less skilled friends and relatives. Among those, I’m helping manage a G Suite account for a small business a friend of mine has. Needless to say, I was a…

Executive View

Executive View: FIDO2 - 80059

The FIDO® Alliance has released new authentication specifications that enhance security and privacy, standardize the authentication experience and underlying APIs, improve the usability, and extend the FIDO paradigm to more types of devices, platforms, and environments. With the…

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Secure Login for Highly-Regulated Hybrid Environments: Avoid Being Forced Into the Cloud

The march of the cloud is unstoppable. Eager to outsource the tedious and expensive maintenance of their IT infrastructures to a reliable 3rd party, most companies would dream of becoming cloud-native, at least in the long term. Needless to say, letting someone else run your identity…

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Jun 18, 2019: Getting Rid of the Password – How to Increase Safety Affordably

Despite compromised passwords being the leading cause of data breaches, most online businesses still rely on solely using passwords for logins. While getting rid of password authentication is desirable from a security standpoint, organizations fear that it is a costly endeavor that can also…

Webinar

Apr 25, 2019: Secure Login for Highly-Regulated Hybrid Environments: Avoid Being Forced Into the Cloud

The march of the cloud is unstoppable. Eager to outsource the tedious and expensive maintenance of their IT infrastructures to a reliable 3rd party, most companies would dream of becoming cloud-native, at least in the long term. Needless to say, letting someone else run your identity…

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Martin Kuppinger's Top 5 IAM Topics for 2019

Where to put your focus on in 2019

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Oct 08 - 10, 2019: CyberNext Summit 2019

Cybersecurity is shifting toward more distributed and dynamic models. Decentralized security infrastructure brings its challenges and opportunities. CyberNext Summit (#CNS19) will focus on the capabilities needed to achieve security in such a distributed environment, especially in the…

Leadership Compass

Leadership Compass: Cloud-based MFA Solutions - 70967

This report provides an overview of the market for Cloud-based Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) solutions and provides you with a compass to help you to find the service that best meets your needs. We examine the market segment, vendor service functionality, relative market share, and…

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Making Sense of the Top Cybersecurity Trends

With each passing year, the CISO’s job is not becoming any easier. As companies continue embracing the Digital Transformation, the growing complexity and openness of their IT infrastructures mean that the attack surface for hackers and malicious insiders is increasing as well. Combined…

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Making Sense of the Top 5 Latest Cybersecurity Trends

Let’s face it: with each passing year, the CISO’s job is not becoming any easier. As companies continue embracing the Digital Transformation, the growing complexity and openness of their IT infrastructures mean that the attack surface for hackers and malicious insiders is…

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Prepare for PSD2 with Strong Customer Authentication, Fraud Risk Management and Open Banking APIs

Banks will soon have to comply with the Revised Payment Service Directive, commonly called "PSD2." The directive will introduce massive changes to the payments industry and radically alter the user experience for customers of European banks by allowing third party payment service providers…

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Sep 13, 2018: Prepare for PSD2 with Strong Customer Authentication, Fraud Risk Management and Open Banking APIs

Banks will soon have to comply with the Revised Payment Service Directive, commonly called "PSD2." The directive will introduce massive changes to the payments industry and radically alter the user experience for customers of European banks by allowing third party payment service providers…

Executive View

Executive View: NRI SecureTechnologies: Uni-ID Libra 2.0 - 70266

NRI Secure’s Uni-ID Libra is a relatively new entrant in the rapidly growing market for consumer identity management (CIAM). Focused for now completely on the Japanese market, the product emphasizes security, leveraging the company’s expertise in managed SOC services and…

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Executive View: Centrify Next-Gen Access Platform - 79036

Often, enterprise security is delivered as separate services such as Identity-as-aService (IDaaS), Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) and Privileged Access Management (PAM). Centrify converges these market segments into a single platform to deliver the next generation of access management.

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Executive View: Onegini Connect - 79031

Onegini provides a compelling solution for Consumer Identity and Access Management (CIAM). Onegini is headquartered in Europe and has global ambitions. They have expertise in EU regulations such as GDPR and PSD2. They are positioning their product as a CIAM solution for financial, health…

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Executive View: inWebo 2FA Platform - 80386

inWebo offers a cloud-based Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) solution, with some unique and proprietary authentication methods that can be less obtrusive and more user-friendly. The inWebo solution provides easy-to-deploy application plug-ins and SDKs for mobile authenticators.

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Executive View: RSA SecurID® Access - 70323

RSA SecurID Access is an integrated offering for Adaptive Authentication, supporting a broad range of different authentication methods on virtually any type of endpoint and integration to a large range of on-premises applications and cloud services. It supports context-aware authentication…


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EIC Speaker Spotlight: Doc Searls on Decentralized Identity

EIC Speaker Spotlight: Doc Searls on Decentralized Identity
Raj Hegde

Doc Searls, Co-founder and board member of Customer Commons, and Director of ProjectVRM, is to deliver a keynote entitled Where Stands the Sovereign Self? at the European Identity and Cloud Conference 2021. To give you sneak preview of what to expect, we asked Doc some questions about his planned presentation. Why does decentralized identity matter to companies today? You as an individual have sovereignty and agency when you put your shoes on in the morning, when you drive your car, [...]

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